Maine EBT Standards Document
Contacts each T&D for company specific information (e.g. rate structures).
Processes EBT transactions according to EBT standards, including use of a functional acknowledgment on all transactions.
Responsible for VAN charges for sending and receiving transactions and responsible for the full cost of historical usage transaction (867) per MPUC Chapter 322.
Responsible for collecting own arrears from the customer, on T&D Consolidated billing, after transfer of final billed amount per EBT standards.
Provides Customers with a list of licensed CEPs as directed by the MPUC.
Provides Supplier training and certificate of completion.
Administer EBT testing to demonstrate EDI capability of CEP.
Provides the Customer’s appropriate historical usage information and other information to the authorized CEP upon request.
Schedules normal cycle meter-read dates and reads meters.
Schedules and completes off-cycle reads under terms of service agreement with CES.
Renders bills to the Customer as required by Customer/CES relationship.
Maintains records of required data related to the current and active Customer/CES services.
Provides the CES with Billing and Usage information required by the agreed upon billing option.
Provides the CES with payment information and the funds collected when using the T&D Consolidated billing option.
Performs daily and monthly aggregate load estimate for each CES and reports estimates to ISO New England and optionally to the CES (or equivalent in Northern Maine).
Identifies both a business and a technical contact to facilitate inter-business communications.
Participates in an Internet World Wide Web site, containing various standard documents and other data, available for access by CESs and Customers.
Responsible for VAN charges for sending and receiving EDI transactions, except for historical usage (867) the CES is responsible, per MPUC chapter 322.
Only the T&D can terminate (i.e. physically disconnect) electric service to the Customer.
Processes EBT transactions and updates customer account information according to EBT standards, including use of functional acknowledgments on all transactions.
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